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How Telehealth Poses Doctor Patient Confidentiality Risks

Telehealth communication has become the norm for receiving adequate health care since the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic. While social distancing is a primary concern, virtual communications are leading to a rise in complications regarding doctor-patient confidentiality: What is at risk when in-person treatment is transferred to on-screen treatment and is anything being put into place to protect your valuable health data? Here’s what you need to know about the doctor-patient confidentiality risks telehealth poses to your private health data.

HIPAA Regulations & You: What You Need to Know About Health Privacy Laws

Here at Vilua, we believe you shouldn’t need an advanced law degree to know what’s being done with your health data. HIPAA regulations can be confusing, but it’s crucial that you understand how your information is being protected. Keep reading for everything you need to know about the laws that ensure the privacy of your health data.

The Vilua Health App: What Is the Health Index?

Our bodies are complex machines with many intricate and interconnected parts. Factors like our lifestyle choices, genetics, environment, race, and emotional stressors all contribute to our current and future health states, and our well-being – both physical and mental – is vital for a healthy, fulfilling life. Learn what the Vilua health app is all about and how the Health Index can help you maintain your health today while planning for a healthier tomorrow.

Know Your Personal Health Information: Biostatistics & Health Informatics

Biostatistics and health informatics are two fields that are vital to the modern health care system. Both, however, use personal health information to either directly or indirectly improve patient care and treatment. Understanding the ways in which these two fields use health data will give you more confidence in knowing how and where your information is being used. Here’s everything you need to know about biostatistics and health informatics.